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Alpine, Texas

    August

  • 27
    Big Bend Ranch Rodeo - Alpine - Local ranch cowboys compete for cash and prizes in bronc riding, team doctoring, wild cow milking, team branding and team penning. Begins at 1 p.m. Ad ... more on Big Bend Ranch Rodeo

  • September

  • 12 - 14
    NIRA - Alpine - Students from colleges and universities across the Southwest compete in bareback riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, team ropin ... more on NIRA


Upcoming Events in Alpine Texas

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Fine Arts

Several theatre groups offer seasonal productions, including the Theatre of the Big Bend, which offers musicals and dramas under the stars during the summer; 915/837-8220. Big Bend Players presents between four and six shows each year; call 915/837-2921 for more information.

Alpine, TX Theatres


Sul Ross State Univ. Museum of the Big Bend

For more than 70 years this museum has been collecting and exhibiting artifacts of the vast Big Bend region. Here, people have traveled and lived for over 11,000

Alpine, TX Museums

Woodward Agate Ranch

Source of famed Texas agates (red plume, pompom, and a rainbow of other types) colorful jasper, labradorite feldspar, calcite, precious opal, and other minerals. Hunt and collect on over 3,000 acres; guide service available (fee). Rough agate 50 cents per pound;

Alpine, TX Natural Attractions


Things to do near Alpine, TX

The Globe Theatre

A bit of Elizabethan England comes to life during the Odessa Shakespeare Festival at The Globe Theatre of the Great Southwest...

Marian Blakemore Planetarium

Just on the edge of the Museum of the Southwest grounds the Marian Blakemore Planetarium is a visit into outer space. Opened ...

Woodward Agate Ranch

Source of famed Texas agates (red plume, pompom, and a rainbow of other types) colorful jasper, labradorite feldspar, calcite...

Fray Garcia Monument

This 14-ft. bronze sculpture by John Houser honors the priest who founded the area's first mission. The statue, in Pioneer Pl...